Published: June 22, 2021

Learn about the lives and accomplishments of eight alumni and friends who were honored at the 40th annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards Celebration on June 17, 2021.

William Lee Knous Award: Daniel A. Vigil ('82)


Distinguished Achievement—Public Sector: Jacki Cooper Melmed ('03)


Distinguished Achievement—Education: Whiting Dimock ('96)


Distinguished Achievement—Private Practice: Carolyn Fairless ('98)


Distinguished Achievement—Small/Solo Practitioner: Tyrone Glover ('09)


Distinguished Achievement—Special Recognition for Outstanding Leadership in Civil Rights: Ryan P. Haygood ('01)


Richard Schaden Adopted Alumnus Award: John Echohawk


Sonny Flowers Award: Hon. Gary M. Jackson ('70)